There are many things you are bound to experience growing up in the area, but some are unique to the Hudson Valley.

You know you grew up in the Hudson Valley when you've been to a concert at The Bardavon, The Chance Theater or Bethel Woods. There are plenty of great places to see a show in the area, but seeing shows at these places is part of any well-rounded music education.

You know you're from the Hudson Valley when apple picking is a big part of your fall. The Hudson Valley is full of apple orchards, it's just something you do. Prime apple picking season is September 1st until the end of October.

You know you grew up in the Hudson Valley when you've taken a left-hand turn on red. There are very few places in America where such a turn in legal, Poughkeepsie is one of them.

You know you're from the Hudson Valley when you don't call the mall, a 'mall'. Yes, we call it the Galleria too.

You know you're from the Hudson Valley when you've gotten into a discussion with someone about what regions of NY make up the Hudson Valley. Yes, Westchester is part of the Hudson Valley.

What are some things you find unique to the Hudson Valley?

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